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Record Number of Nominations recieved for US$1Million Al Sumait Prize for African Development

Record Number of Nominations recieved for US$1Million Al Sumait Prize for African Development

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2018 09:33 GMT

Al Sumait Prize for African Development announced today in Kuwait that the recently closed nominations cycle for the US$1Million health category of the prize has recieved almost double the amount of qualified submisions than the last prize. 108 nominations were recieved from over 35 countries for Organizations and Individuals working to improve health across the continent of Africa.

Kuwait Announces 50 Nominations received so Far for US$1million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize, Health Category

Kuwait Announces 50 Nominations received so Far for US$1million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize, Health Category

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 08:10 GMT

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has announced that almost 50 nominations from around the world have been received for the US$1Million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the Health Category, which closes for entries at the end of June 2018.

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Announces Opening of Nominations in Health Category for 2018

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Announces Opening of Nominations in Health Category for 2018

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 12:00 GMT

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development announces the opening of the nomination period for the 2018 Health Cycle of the Prize. Nominations for pioneers in health; research, projects or initiaitves that have or will positively impact Africa as a whole or partly are kindly requested to be sent on or before the 30th June 2018.

FAWE the winner of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2017 in the field of Education received their award at a special ceremony held in Kuwait City

FAWE the winner of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2017 in the field of Education received their award at a special ceremony held in Kuwait City

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2017 12:19 GMT

The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) recipients of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for the Education category received their prize at a prestigious awards ceremony on December 13 2017 in Kuwait City.

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Award For Education To Be Handed Over To The Winner At Special Event in Kuwait City on 13th December 2017
The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field ofEducation has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field ofEducation has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2017 08:00 GMT

Laureate for the 2017 cycle of Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the field of Education has been endorsed by the Prize’s Board of Trustees for its exemplary work in Education development in Africa. The recipient organization of the US$1million prize of this prestigious award is The African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Nairobi, Kenya.

 Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development

Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2017 09:02 GMT

Oxford Professor Kevin Marsh has donated his entire one million dollar prize winnings from the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development to the furthering of Science and Research development in Africa. The Professor was awarded the prize for his work in Malaria research, at the African Arab Summit in November 2016 in Malabo.

Nomination period closed for Al-Sumait Education Prize, over 50 qualified nominations recieved.

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

Kuwait City, August 1, 2017 – The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has announced that over 50 nominations from around the world have been received for the 2017 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in its Education Category, which closed for nominations yesterday (31st August 2017).

Al Sumait Prize publishes white paper on Education Challenges facing Afrcia

Al Sumait Prize publishes white paper on Education Challenges facing Afrcia

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2017 12:03 GMT

This white paper examines the complex issues affecting education development in Africa and present the key initiatives that are being implemented to improve access to education for all across the continent

$1Million Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Nominations Deadline Extended to end of July for Education Prize

$1Million Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Nominations Deadline Extended to end of July for Education Prize

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 12:26 GMT

The nomination period for Kuwait’s $1 Million Al-Sumait Prize for African Development has been extended the to the end of July 2017 for the education prize. The Education Prize is open to individuals and organizations delivering pioneering contributions in education anywhere in Africa.

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Nominations Deadline Extended For 2017 Education Award  to June

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Nominations Deadline Extended For 2017 Education Award to June

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 12:31 GMT

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development has extended the deadline for nominations for its 2017 award for education to June 2017. The Education Prize is open to individuals and organizations delivering pioneering contributions across the education spectrum in Africa

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Calls For Nominations For 2017 Education Award

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Calls For Nominations For 2017 Education Award

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 15:33 GMT

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development has called for nominations for its 2017 award for education. The Education Prize is open to individuals and organizations delivering pioneering contributions across the education spectrum in Africa

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development To Continue With Nomination Process Opening For 2017 Education Award

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development To Continue With Nomination Process Opening For 2017 Education Award

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2016 07:27 GMT

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development said today it will open its 2017 award for education for nominations during December 2016.

Leaders of Arab and African Nations Celebrate Inaugural Awards Ceremony of Al-Sumait Prize For African Development For Health And Food Security

Leaders of Arab and African Nations Celebrate Inaugural Awards Ceremony of Al-Sumait Prize For African Development For Health And Food Security

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2016 01:32 GMT

The winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2015 and 2016 in the fields of health and food security have received their awards at a special gala ceremony during the fourth Africa-Arab summit in Equatorial Guinea.

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Awards For Health And Food Security To Be Handed Over To The Winners At Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea On November 22

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Awards For Health And Food Security To Be Handed Over To The Winners At Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea On November 22

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 19:52 GMT

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development awards for the Health and Food Security categories will be handed out at a glittering ceremony on November 22 during the Fourth Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea’s capital Malabo.

Kuwait’s 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize for Development in Africa Awarded Jointly To Nigerian and Peruvian Researchers For Tackling Undernourishment Across Africa

Kuwait’s 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize for Development in Africa Awarded Jointly To Nigerian and Peruvian Researchers For Tackling Undernourishment Across Africa

Press Releases   •   Oct 20, 2016 10:52 GMT

The 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize designed to promote development in Africa has been awarded jointly to two research organizations, the International Potato Centre (CIP), Lima, Peru, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria. Both were honored for ground-breaking studies on the causes of undernourishment and solutions.

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize For Africa Development Awarded to Professor Kevin Marsh For Tackling Malaria In Children

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize For Africa Development Awarded to Professor Kevin Marsh For Tackling Malaria In Children

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 13:17 GMT

The Kuwait-sponsored Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize for African Development has been awarded to Britain’s Professor Kevin Marsh of the University of Oxford and African Academy of Sciences, Kenya, for his efforts to control and eradicate childhood malaria.

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Announces winners for Health and Food Security Categories

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Announces winners for Health and Food Security Categories

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 11:41 GMT

The winners of the Kuwait-sponsored, Al-Sumait 2015 Health Award and 2016 Food Security Award have been announced by the prestigious Board of Trustees at a meeting October 1, 2016, in Kuwait City.

Al-Sumait Prize Winners For 2015 Health Award And 2016 Food Security Award To Be Announced In Kuwait On October 17, 2016

Al-Sumait Prize Winners For 2015 Health Award And 2016 Food Security Award To Be Announced In Kuwait On October 17, 2016

News   •   Oct 13, 2016 12:05 GMT

The winning recipients of the prestigious Al-Sumait Prizes for the two categories of Health and Food Security will be announced at a Board of Trustees meeting In Kuwait City on Monday October 17, 2016.

Al-Sumait Prizes for Health and Food Security Advances in Africa, Finalists Selected

Al-Sumait Prizes for Health and Food Security Advances in Africa, Finalists Selected

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2016 15:01 GMT

Selection panels for Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for Health and Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security in Africa have met this week in Kuwait City to select winning nominees for final consideration and approval by the Board of Trustees of Al-Sumait Prize on Monday, October 17, 2016.